Things you want to accomplish in 2006

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by i_got_a_mohawk, Dec 23, 2005.

  1. Im not sure if theres a thread like this or not, anyway, might aswell try, what do you want to accomplish in 2006?

    Ive got 5 main ones:

    1) Move out/get flat
    2) Stop being single (altho, thats up to the tides of fate)
    3) Get a decent gigging band on the go
    4) Get rid of the excess muscular insulation
    5) Learn to drive (which, will be hard, maybe a summer thing to try and do?)

    I want to do well in uni, but ive been doing fine the past couple of years so i didnt add that

    What about you chaps/chapettes?
  2. AlembicPlayer

    AlembicPlayer Im not wearing shorts

    Aug 15, 2004
    Pacific Northwet, USA
    I'll play..

    In 2006 I want to -

    1. go on my first Europen tour with a pro band
    2. tour the USA with the two bands I'm currently workin with
    3. record an album and get song credits
    4. get paid
    5. I mean really get paid!

    1 thru 3 is already's 4 and 5 that has me worried!

  3. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    What I want to accomplish in 2006?


    In no special order..

    1. Stop being single
    2. Get my CCNP cert.
    3. Start to learn how to fly an airplane
    4. Try to meditade more often
    5. Be a better man...
    6. Get more gigs with my band.
    7. Get a little better at the bass.
  4. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
    I would like to:

    -Get better at the bass; and through doing so write better lines for my bands songs.
    -Cook more
    -Do my Yoga more often
    -Acquire more music
    -Bring bands and the Minutemen movie to my school.
    -Focus more on my work, seeing as I have the relationship taken care of.
    -Spend more time with my friends who I will not see for a long time.
  5. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    - Get the current band I am in going. A potential dream gig.

    - Go to the Red Sox/Yankees game at Fenway on May 1 (without having to sell my soul.)

    - Practice, practice, practice. Then practice some more.

    - Start looking around for a house.
  6. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Add 10 pounds of muscle mass
    Re-side, and paint my house
    Read six books
    Try out for the semi pro football team in my area

    Hey Ivar....if I can be of any assistance with your quest for the CCNP, let me know. I finally have mine.

  7. - Find someone.
    - Finish my first year of university (provided I get a spot).
    - Get my driver's licence.
    - Earn some money.
    - Stay out of the sun.
  8. One thing. Just one. Get off Talkbass & PLAY MY STINKIN" BASSES. Help me...
  9. -stop smoking pot (which should cover my next few)
    -Do amazingly well in school, not only for my parents, but dagnabbit for me
    -start working out again, put on the 30 lbs I've lost since two years ago
    -stop smoking cigarrettes (working on that one... sorta)
    -Learn some yoga, especially the breathing aspects
    -Be a better friend and family member; it's not easy for me to keep in touch and talk to them as often as I should.

    Guess those are the important ones... hope this thread stays around so I can look at them in a week or two and be reminded.
  10. - Give up the drink until after school (6 months!)
    - Get over her
    - Do better in school
    - Lose some weight.
  11. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    Get back to bicycle racing.
    Finish my Masters.
    Start on my 2nd Masters.
    Make more time for IPSC and IDPA.
  12. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    get into a research program for the summer.
    continue to be :cool: .
  13. dharma

    dharma Srubby wubbly

    Oct 14, 2005
    Monroe, Louisiana

    Play more bass.

    Worry less about deadline.

    Get better at working quickly and accurately. I can do one or the other right now.

    Forget about my body image. I'm not fat, I'm not skinny. I just need to get over it.

    Patch up my relationship with my girl. After a year and someodd, it's a bit stale.

    Learn to drive my stickshift without bucking off the line at green lights. (Actually, this falls under just being less tense.)

    Stop sharing my emotions with those that don't deserve them.

    Smoke more pot.
  14. kserg


    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    Post more on talkbass
  15. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Start exhibiting and selling my paintings again (anyone wanna buy one?).
    Start excercising and get my five-pack back (I could never get that sixth one).
    Get a regular jamming/recording thing going in my new house with other musicians.
    Go back to my uber-healthy eating ways, rather than having ice cream every meal :meh:
    Sleeping more than 4 hours a night yet still finding lots of time for me stuff.
  16. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    1. Do more things with my wife and kids.
    2. Start taking bass lessons again.
    3. Work on the restoration of my '65 Sport Fury.
    4. Finish my BC Rich restoration/modification.
    5. Be a better person in general.
  17. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    Find the Qintar.
  18. kserg


    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    I think we already found him... problem for next year is to convince him that he is infact him...
  19. kserg


    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    Totally forgot... new head and fender jazz :)
  20. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    -find a nice lady and don't mess it up
    -have better intonation
    -stop being pushed around by people
    -have a hiphop/jazz band
    -pass all my exams in one turn
    -practise more